Senior Consultant Public Sector – Meropa Johannesburg

Meropa Communications is one of South Africa’s largest independent public relations and communications consultancies, with wholly-owned offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth.

Meropa Johannesburg is looking for a Senior PR Consultant to work exclusively on a large client in the public sector. The position is based out of our Sandton office.

Requirements:
 Senior consultant (account manager/director) with 6 to 8 years PR experience, preferably within a PR agency environment;
 Relevant Degree / Diploma;
 Must have extensive experience in media relations and management, with proven media contacts;
 Must be a self-starter, able to drive the team and manage the client;
Public sector experience essential;
 Must be able to run projects independently – excellent project management skills required
 Must have excellent writing skills
 Must be systems-orientated (able to do admin i.e. systems, monthly report compilation etc.)
 Successful candidate should be a confident, articulate problem solver

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience, plus benefits (medical aid and pension).

The successful candidate will work exclusively on this client. The client has two years of a three-year contract with us, with the option to renew. The candidate will be contracted with us on the same terms.

Please submit your CV with a letter of motivation, your availability, your salary expectation, as well as two to three contactable references (without these, your application will not be considered) via email to Lauren Jackson at laurenj@meropa.co.za. Please title the subject line of the email Senior Consultant Media Relations.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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